May 19, 2020

The Soybean Population Sweet-Spot: NDSU & PFS Agree!

As May rolls in, so does spring fever! Spring fever symptoms are those very familiar to farmers: restlessness, loss of appetite, and daydreaming as we wait for the planters to […]
April 21, 2020

Ole & Sven Over the Years: Research You Can Use

In 2005 we introduced the Ole & Sven Research Plot here at our headquarters in Prosper. Ole & Sven was created to localize our agronomic research and […]
December 13, 2018

What we learned in our 2018 Ole & Sven Research Study

We finished harvesting our Ole & Sven research plots recently. This 14 year program is our practical research aimed at bringing something more than just hybrid […]
May 17, 2018

Best Practices for a Better Soybean Crop

We started our Ole & Sven plots in 2004. Our intent has always been to bring something more to area growers than just hybrid and variety […]
April 19, 2018

Boost Corn Yield by Choosing the Right Planting Depth

We’ve been sharing findings from our 13 years of Ole & Sven plot data to shed some light on best practices for maximizing your corn yields. […]
April 5, 2018

The Best Thing You Can Do to Improve Corn Stand

I get it, you’ve been waiting all season, suffering through what feels like an endless winter and you’re ready to get that corn in the ground. […]
March 15, 2018

The Best Time for Planting Corn. It’s More Than Just the Calendar.

Ideal Date for Planting Corn Can you feel it? Spring will be here soon and with the promise of April comes the inevitable debate of when […]
February 28, 2018

Increasing Corn Populations? 5 Tips to Make You More Successful.

Thinking about adjusting your corn populations this year? Searching for the corn population ‘sweet spot’ is something I’ve worked towards over the past 13 years in […]
June 4, 2015

Ole & Sven Studies Answer Regional Ag Questions

The “local” movement has exploded in popularity. Interest in purchasing from local businesses, consuming food that is raised locally, and supporting and utilizing local resources has […]
August 7, 2013

Ole and Sven Field Research

… one of the PFS Field Day features Peterson Farms Seed’s Groundbreaker Field Day is more than a walk around a plot with a hot dog […]
June 19, 2013

Ag Bites — Ole and Sven Rolling Study — June 19, 2013

Adam Spelhaug conducts a rolling study in the Ole and Sven plots and shares the best time and conditions for rolling beans in this edition of […]